semenoff semenoff - 1 year ago 330
Python Question

KNeighborsClassifier .predict() function doesn't work

i am working with KNeighborsClassifier algorithm from scikit-learn library in Python. I followed basic instructions e.g. split my data and labels into training and test data, then trained my model on a training data. Now I am trying to predict accuracy of testing data but get an error. Here is my code:

from sklearn.neighbors import KNeighborsClassifier
from sklearn.cross_validation import train_test_split
from sklearn.metrics import accuracy_score

data_train, data_test, label_train, label_test = train_test_split(df, labels,
mod = KNeighborsClassifier(n_neighbors=4), label_train)
predictions = mod.predict(data_test)

print accuracy_score(label_train, predictions)

The error I get:

ValueError: Found arrays with inconsistent numbers of samples: [140 558]

140 is the portion of training data and 558 is the test data based on the test_size=0.2 (my data set is 698 samples). I verified that labels and data sets are of the same size 698. However, I get this error which is basically trying to compare test data and training data sets.

Does anyone knows what is wrong here? What should I use to train my model against to and what should I use to predict the score?


Answer Source

You should calculate the accuracy_score with label_test, not label_train. You want to compare the actual labels of the test set, label_test, to the predictions from your model, predictions, for the test set.

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